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 From the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram


Phillip Millwood


Phillip Millwood, age 75 died peacefully in his sleep at his home after a lengthy illness on April 1.

He hitchhiked up the Alcan in November of 1965 and worked at the Pink Poodle bar for several years before he became a crab fisherman for 2 seasons. He returned to Anchorage and married Donna Barrett in August of 1967.

Phillip was an artist, a fantastic cook, amazing carpenter, a Harley Davidson enthusiast, and loved restoring his 1949 Ford coupe. He loved great music and was always dressed to impress.

His father and mother preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife of 48 years and his son Paul (Irina) and grandsons Maks, Evan and Alex; Daughter Jennifer Gilroy (Michael) and grandsons Paul and Parker; Brother Harry Millwood, Jr. of Eau Claire, Wisconsin; Brother David Millwood of Flippin, Arkansas; sister Kathy Hansen of Flippin, Arkansas; granddaughters Fawna Tucker, Camai Millwood, and Jasmine Millwood, of Michigan.

A celebration of his life for family and close friends will be held in Anchorage, AK on Saturday April 9.